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insomniasexx  ·  2738 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How do we report spam? I've never encountered it on Hubski before now.

Just got the same thing.

I'm fairly amused by this. Typically spammers go after idiots who will actually fall for this bullshit. Considering Hubski filled with smart, computer literate people, this idiot is wasting a huge amount of time. lulz.





b_b  ·  2738 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I don't know. $13M is a lot of money. I'm thinking about calling him.

djw  ·  2737 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I've seen a few spammers on Hubski, but they're normally spammers in the sense that they're after pageviews rather than scams, so they just make accounts dedicated to submitting their own links and nothing more.

user92  ·  2738 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah. I'm wondering what kind of software they use that is apparently able to handle a wide variety of sites. I bet it just fills in every <textarea> input it can find and just submits. Or there really is some poor sap typing all these messages up.

insomniasexx  ·  2738 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I know there are bots/scripts out there like that as I recently got viagra spam via the contact form on my work site. a href tags and all.

To send mail here though, you have to create an account. Then write a script to autospam the mail folder of recent posters? And avoid commenting on posts? Just seems like a brilliant waste of time and energy.